GALESBURG, ILLINOIS (June 30, 2020) — Knox College student James Stratton of Cordova, Illinois (61242), was recently awarded the William Fern Prize in Honor of Theodore Yelich. Stratton holds a major in History and is part of the class of 2021.
Founded in 1837, Knox College is a national liberal-arts college in Galesburg, Illinois. Knox enrolls students from nearly every state and more than 50 countries and is one of the 40 Colleges That Change Lives. Knox's "Old Main" is a National Historic Landmark and the only building remaining from the 1858 Lincoln-Douglas debates.